Food stamps are supposed to help the poor not remove their dignity (video)


Clips from the recent parliamentary debate on the causes of the increased use of food banks can be found towards the end of this post.  The debate was largely ignored by broadcast TV news on the day so you may well be unaware … Continue reading

World At One: Embarrassing DEFRA report on food banks finally released (video)


The DEFRA report into why there has been such a huge increase in the use of food banks in the UK was quietly released this morning, some 11 months after it was commissioned and 8 months after it was completed. … Continue reading

Newsnight 6 Jan 2014: Conservative party double down on their war on the poor (video)


There is nothing that I need add to this clip from Newsnight.  The nasty party is back and it is taking no prisoners.   Related articles Fergus Wilson: This is what happens when when welfare is withdrawn and unregulated scumbag … Continue reading

Fergus Wilson: This is what happens when welfare is withdrawn and unregulated scumbag landlords are allowed to dictate which of us deserves a home (video)

Screw the battered wives! I want my rent!

Last night we saw one of the biggest scumbags in Britain tell Channel 4 News how unfortunate it was that Conservative party led restrictions on housing benefit means that he has to evict benefit claimants from his properties and put … Continue reading

Iain Duncan Smith and Esther McVey sneer, laugh and then vanish as commons debates why Britain’s desperate poor are forced to use food banks (video)


Clips from the recent parliamentary debate on the causes of the increased use of food banks can be found towards the end of this post.  The debate was largely ignored by broadcast TV news on the day so you may well be unaware … Continue reading

Iain Duncan Smith’s explosive row with LBC’s James O’Brien (Audio)


Whilst hunting for evidence to support the premise of my next post (if you are interested it is that the government, especially IDS, are in denial about why there has been an explosion in food bank usage in the UK) I … Continue reading